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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Here's a story [com.com] that postulates why so many businesses fail, and which ones are doing the failing.

    "When people hear that magic phrase, 'Be your own boss; own your own business,' they get extremely excited," Howard said. "The reality is very different. Most new businesses in the United States fail every year. Most of the people who believe are people who are naive, generally uneducated--the same people who gamble and believe in the lottery."

    Of course, the author here is merely parroting the meme that "m

  • I don't know how he figures open source caused rampant speculation that led to the meteroic rise and all of many tech businesses. Then again, I don't know how he figures many of the things he figures. Can we have more Spolsky instead, next time, please? :)